As reimbursement for doctors taking Medicare patients has declined over the years, seniors on Medicare have seen a dwindling number of health care options in Alaska. To discuss the issue of geriatrics in Anchorage and around the state, Dr. Woodard hosts the director of physician services at Providence Alaska Medical Center, Dr. Tom Hunt and retired cardiologist, Dr. George Rhyneer. They’ll be talking about health care procedures in Alaska in how they’re about to change to address the Medicare problem in Alaska.
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HOST: Dr. Thad Woodard, Anchorage pediatrician
- Tom Hunt, MD the executive director of physician services for Providence Alaska Medical Center (PAMC)
- George Rhyneer, MD, retired cardiologist
- Rich Neubauer MD, FACP, Director, Providence Senior Clinic updated Mon. 2/14 1:00 pm.
LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, February 14, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.
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